Highest pitch 15m
- 1.5-2.5hrs access,
- 3-4hrs descent
- 10min exit
With a huge catchment, tricky access and high commitment, this canyon has only been descended a few times. Some have called it “Wilson Creek on Steroids” for its high flows, narrow canyon and dangerous features.
A viable route only in very low flow conditions in late summer: even very experienced teams have had some close calls in here with siphons in ‘normal February flows’. This is a canyon to take very seriously, but all who have been were very impressed at the beauty and power of the canyon.
First descent: Dave Vass and Scott Hall, 19 March 2010.
Thank you to Alain Rohr, Jethro Robinson, Justin Wimmer and Erwan Coq for updated information on this canyon.
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Scott Hall’s images
These were taken on the first descent, showing extremely low water levels
Erwan Coq’s images
Taken from a descent with Justin Wimmer in April 2022. After a long dry summer, but you can still see the water level is higher than on the first descent… (Compare the final pitch images from the two galleries…)